The Docuseek2 Essential Collection

The Docuseek2 Essential Collection includes the most recent and most popular titles made available for streaming on Docuseek2 from our distributors. It is capped at 800 titles. The collection is updated at the beginning of each year to make room for new titles as they are added to Docuseek2. For the most comprehensive set of films, see The Docuseek2 Complete Collection.

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The Docuseek2 Essential Collection includes the following titles:

What's For Dinner? - imageWhat's For Dinner?

A unique look into the rapidly growing consumption of meat in China, the increasing industrialization of agriculture. and its effect on sustainability, public health, food security, climate change, and animal welfare.

dGenerate Films | 2013 | 29 minutes
What's On Your Plate? - imageWhat's On Your Plate?

A witty and provocative documentary about kids and food politics.

Bullfrog Films | 2009 | 76 minutes | 5-12, College, Adult
What's the Economy for, Anyway? - imageWhat's the Economy for, Anyway?

Ecological economist Dave Batker questions whether GDP is an adequate measure of society's well-being and suggests workable alternatives.

Bullfrog Films | 2010 | 40 minutes | 10-12, College, Adult
When Banana Ruled - imageWhen Banana Ruled

A dramatic tale of cynical adventurers, of visionaries of a modern and crippling capitalism, told like a Western.

Icarus Films | 2017 | 52 minutes
When China Met Africa - imageWhen China Met Africa

Examines China's expanding footprint in Africa through the stories of three people in Zambia: a Chinese farmer, a Chinese multinational's road project manager and Zambia's trade minister.

Bullfrog Films | 2011 | 75 minutes | 10-12, College, Adults
When Memory Comes: A Film about Saul Friedlander - imageWhen Memory Comes: A Film about Saul Friedlander

A film about historian Saul Friedlander and his lifelong quest to describe the extermination of the European Jews without losing or repressing a primary feeling of disbelief.

Icarus Films | 2012 | 65 minutes
When the Bough Breaks - imageWhen the Bough Breaks

On the outskirts of Beijing, two teenage girls struggle to pay for their brother's schooling.

dGenerate Films | 2012 | 144 minutes | 8-12, COLLEGE, ADULT
Where Am I? - imageWhere Am I?

Why are some of us good at finding our way, while others are not? The latest findings in spatial cognition research have multiple implications including for urban planning and design.

Bullfrog Films | 2014 | 44 minutes | 7 - 12, College, Adults
Which Way Home - imageWhich Way Home

The personal side of immigration as child migrants from Mexico and Central America risk everything to make it to the US riding atop freight trains.

Bullfrog Films | 2010 | 83 minutes | 9-12, College, Adult
Which Way Is East: Notebooks from Vietnam - imageWhich Way Is East: Notebooks from Vietnam

When two American sisters travel north from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi, conversations with Vietnamese strangers and friends reveal to them the flip side of a shared history.

Icarus Films | 1994 | 33 minutes

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